Monthly Archives: October 2013

A new map for the Amsterdam metro

Metro maps, they are a work of art. Luckily, I have brought a metro map placemat home from a recent trip to Paris. Never a dull moment during dinner. We search for coincidences like stations with the name of another city – Anvers, Rome, and Liège – or stations referring to a date – 8…
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How the Paris metro is losing its character

It has been a while since I was in Paris. And things have changed over there. It seems as if the city is finally giving way to globalisation. Something the French used to be reluctant to. Waiters welcome you in English, and even if you reply in French, they will continue in English. The science…
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